Scarlet academic gowns are worn by new Doctors of Philosophy at degree ceremonies at Oxford University and other schools.Silk was woven and dyed as early as the Han Dynasty (25220 BC).

Citation needed The Whore of Babylon, depicted in a 14th-century French illuminated manuscript."Important Facts About Safelights".

London: Cassell, Petter, Galpin.They charge the matador's cape because of its motion, not its color.